Gulfstream – Vue Condominium and Westin Hotel

This project consisted of the new construction of a 18-story condominium and an 18-story hotel linked by a podium level and a 5-story parking garage. 

GFA Services
  • GFA performed a Geotechnical Exploration which consisted of five standard penetration test (SPT) borings to a depth of 80-feet below existing grade within the proposed tower footprints, one standard penetration test (SPT) boring to a depth of 50-feet below existing grade within the proposed pool area, and one standard penetration test (SPT) boring to a depth of 50-feet below existing grade within the proposed retail/common area. 
  • GFA performed two Double Ring Infiltration Tests to determine the Season High Water Table at two locations in relation to the existing ground surface for pavement design recommendations. 
  • GFA provided a Certified Asbestos Building Inspector to complete a physical inspection of a building located at 1 North Tamiami Trail in Sarasota marked for demolition. The inspector collected approximately 65 bulk samples for analysis prior to demolition. 
  • GFA provided an engineering field technician to monitor the auger cast-in-place pile installation and load testing which included obtaining samples of pile grout for compressive strength testing in our laboratory.